Oaklandside launches new calendar

Since launching our newsroom, one objective of The Oaklandside has been to share details about the various native occasions and venues by reporting tales about Oakland’s thriving arts scene and offering alternatives for cultural trade, training, and leisure. By serving to folks benefit from the metropolis.

Final June, we compiled a roundup of occasions to have a good time Juneteenth. The submit was fairly fashionable with readers, so we took the thought and made it a weekly column referred to as This Week in Oakland, the place we spotlight 5 native occasions.

In fact, there’s much more happening in Oakland each week than can slot in our roundup, and plenty of occasions we want we might attend aren’t featured. We obtain messages each week from readers telling us about their occasions, and little question there are numerous extra who aren’t even making it on our radar.

That is why our staff at CitySide—the nonprofit group behind The Oaklandside and Berkeleyside—is working behind the scenes with the oldsters at Occasions.com to create an occasions calendar for our web site, the place anybody can simply Can create and submit a listing for an occasion. That is taking place in or out of Oakland.

The occasion calendar was formally launched this week.

A screenshot of user-submitted listings as they seem on Oaklandside’s new occasions calendar.

On the high of the web page, readers may browse Present This Week in Oakland Publish, see different articles we have revealed lately that take care of native occasions, then scroll all the way down to see native occasion listings.

To create a listing, click on the “Add Occasion” button on the high of the Occasions Calendar part, and you will be directed to a self-submission type.

Screenshot of the web submission type for Oaklandside’s occasion calendar.

We’re thrilled to supply our readers this new strategy to join with different members of the group and speak about native occasions. We encourage you to make use of it, unfold the phrase to others locally who may profit, and bookmark the web page in order that every time you might be on the lookout for issues to do within the metropolis so you’ll be able to come again.

If there may be an occasion that you simply suppose we must always attend this week in oakland sequence, remember to e mail me at azucena@oaklandside.org.

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